Re: Squid Flies, how to, where to, why?
Posted by Dan Blanton on 2012-03-06 12:38:42
in reply to Squid Flies, how to, where to, why? posted by Jon Makim on 2012-03-06 10:45:54
I've long used squid patterns in the salt chuck everywhere I've fished. My Sea Arrow Squid goes back to 1964. Most piscivorus salt water species eat squid at some time or another and relish them when they are available - squid from tiny juveniles to those a foot or more in length.
I fish them in all sizes, shallow and deep; near shore and offshore. I think squid imitations tied on tubes are an excellent way to go and I don't usually like tube flies (noted exceptions).
It pays to have a few good squid patterns in your saltwater fly selection, in various sizes and colors.
Your tube squid flies look fabulous by the way.
Keep up the good work; and thanks for sharing them with us.
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